44. Mr. MORRISON
also asked the Minister of Health whether he has any information as to any proposed reduction in the prices of light castings controlled by the National Light Castings Association, in view of the Interim Report of the Departmental Committee appointed to survey the prices of building materials, which indicated that a reduction was almost due?
The question of prices of light castings is still under the consideration of the Committee on Building Materials, who are in communication with the association concerned. I have no further information at present.
§ Mr. A. V. ALEXANDER
Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the price of pig iron has decreased by 5s. a ton since the issue of the Report?
51. Captain BENN
asked the Minister of Health if he can give an estimate of the present cost of the materials in a cottage, taking the cost in September, 1920, as 100?
It is estimated that if the costs of the material in a cottage in September, 1920, be taken as 100, the present costs would be put at 58.